With Monaco being the slowest and most twisty track of the year, GP2 has been allocated Pirelli’s P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft tyres: just like Formula One.
However, the GP2 tyres are designed for a completely different set of loads and vehicle dynamics over the course of a lap. One thing that doesn’t change is the characteristics of each circuit, and Monaco demands a tyre with a rapid warm-up that is capable of delivering consistent mechanical grip throughout each of the many corners.
Following the opening GP2 rounds in Bahrain and Spain, Monaco is one of the few venues where the teams don’t get an opportunity to carry out a pre-event test – increasing an already...
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